Dr Andrew Newell

Dr Andrew Newell

Sedimentary Geologist

Location: Wallingford

Tel: 01491 69 2244

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  •  1996 : Senior Geologist, British Geological Survey
  •  1993 –1996 : Gibb Deep Geology Group, Sellafield, UK
  •  1992 : PhD Sedimentology, Queen's University Belfast
  •  1988 : BSc (Hons) Geology, Queen's University Belfast

Professional association

  • Fellow of the Geological Society of London

Research interests

  • Applications of GIS, 3D visualisation, LIDAR and downhole imaging in sedimentology and stratigraphy
  • Sedimentology and stratigraphy

Current projects and collaboration

  • 3D geological modelling of the UK
  • Cenozoic stratigraphy and structural evolution of the United Arab Emirates
  • Groundwater-surface water interaction in the Chalk streams of the UK
  • In Salah CO2 storage, Algeria
  • Permo-Triassic terrestrial systems of the UK and Russia

Published outputs

Key papers

Bloomfield, J.P., Bricker, S.H., Newell, A.J. 2011. Some relationships between lithology, basin form and hydrology: a case study from the Thames basin, UK. Hydrological Processes 25, 2518-2530.

Newell, A.J., Evans, D.J. 2011. Timing of basin inversion on the Isle of Wight: New evidence from geophysical log correlation, seismic sections and lateral facies change in the Palaeogene Headon Hill Formation. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 122, 868-882.

Benton, M.J., Newell, A.J., Khlyupin, A.b.Y., Shumov, I.y.S., Price, G.D., Kurkin, A.A. 2012. Preservation of exceptional vertebrate assemblages in Middle Permian fluviolacustrine mudstones of Kotel'nich, Russia: stratigraphy, sedimentology, and taphonomy. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 319–320, 58-83.

Newell, A.J., Benton, M.J., Kearsey, T., Taylor, G., Twitchett, R.J., Tverdokhlebov, V.P. 2012. Calcretes, fluviolacustrine sediments and subsidence patterns in Permo-Triassic salt-walled minibasins of the south Urals, Russia. Sedimentology 59, 1659-1676.